Stater Bros. Markets Plans New Location in Chino

San Bernardino, California (February 15, 2022) – Stater Bros. Markets is excited to announce plans to build a new store at the southeast corner of Pine Ave and Main St. in the city of Chino, California. The store will be newly constructed from the ground up and will anchor the Town Center at the Preserve in Chino, developed by Lewis Retail Centers.

The future supermarket will stand at 46,109 sq. ft. and will feature full-service meat, seafood, service deli, and bakery departments, a vast selection of fresh and healthy offerings, spacious aisles, and a décor scheme reflective of the local community. In addition, the store will implement eco-friendly practices such as the use of energy-efficient equipment and energy-saving LED lighting.

The new store, marking the company’s third location in the city of Chino, will bring 150 new jobs with career growth and development opportunities to the area.

“We are extremely pleased to bring our tradition of quality, value, and service to the community of Chino,” said Stater Bros. CEO Pete Van Helden. “Our fresh departments, healthy food offerings, and convenient meal solutions will be a perfect fit for shoppers who live and work in Chino and the surrounding areas,” Van Helden concluded.

Lewis Retail Centers plans to commence construction in the summer of 2022, with Stater Bros. expecting to break ground in the late summer of 2023 and opening in late winter of 2023.

“We are very excited that Stater Bros. Markets will anchor the Town Center at The Preserve. The new store will bring much-needed convenience to the surrounding community where the population continues to grow,” says Ken Caron, Senior Vice President – Commercial Development, noting that roughly 7,000 housing units are under development in the area. “Once complete the modern community center will include a vibrant Main St. to include restaurants, shops, apartments and office space.”

About Stater Bros. Markets

Communities throughout Southern California look to Stater Bros. Markets for Fresh. Affordable. Community First. grocery shopping every day. Stater Bros. nurtures families and their communities at more than 170 stores and through the helping hands of 18,000 caring employees. While the Stater Bros. meat counter is legendary for its quality and variety, every store department is designed to surprise and delight today’s shoppers. The company lives out its values through the charitable efforts of its non-profit, Stater Bros. Charities. Learn more at

About Lewis Retail Centers

Lewis Retail Centers is part of the Lewis Group of Companies. The Lewis Group of Companies is one of the nation’s largest privately held real estate development companies. The Lewis Group focuses on developing mixed-use planned communities and residential subdivisions in California and Nevada, as well as building and owning rental communities, shopping centers, and office and industrial parks. Established in 1955, the firm is headquartered in Upland, California. To date, the Lewis Group of Companies has built more than 60,000 residential homes and apartments, and has developed 12 million square feet of retail, office, and industrial product.  Additional information is available at and


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